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Online webinar on Promoting Heritage Products and Cultural Tourism

Explore the role of geographical indications in promoting heritage products.

The webinar on 3 February, 2021 titled, ‘Promoting heritage products and cultural tourism’ focused on the role of geographical indications. Under the project, ‘Celebrating Local Stewardship in a Global Market: Community Heritage, Intellectual Property Protection and Sustainable Development in India’, trying to connect role of GI to promotion of crafts and cultural tourism has been a very...

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Online webinar on IP, ICH and Sustainable Development

Know about the HIPAMS Toolkit on planning for sustainable development through ICH.

On 2 February, 2021 a webinar on Intangible Cultural Heritage, Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development was conducted under the HIPAMS project. The project involved the co-creation of HIPAMS (Heritage-sensitive Intellectual Property and Marketing Strategies) with Patachitra painters, Baul-Fakirs, Chau dancers and mask makers for promoting their traditional products and performances. An integral...

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Online symposium on Community Heritage, Marketing and IP protection

Understand the heritage-sensitive IP and marketing approaches for traditional artists.

We are organising an online symposium with media, cultural studies, design, marketing, business  and law schools on community heritage, marketing and IP protection on February 1, 2021 between 3 pm to 5 pm.
The aim is to develop greater sensitivity to protection of IP rights of the traditional artists in contemporary creative outputs produced as collaborative efforts of both the urban...

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Roundtable on Ethical Approaches for Working with Traditional artists

Artists, entrepreneurs & stakeholders discussed the ethical ways of working with ICH communities.

A discussion on working together for the sustainability of intangible cultural heritage through an exploration of the symbiotic relationship between traditional communities and creative industry stakeholders was held on 6th Oct, 2020. The online discussion was joined by stakeholders like publications, galleries, art houses, film makers, festival organizers, cultural spaces,...

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Workshop on a Toolkit for Heritage-Sensitive Commercialization

Online workshop for sharing a toolkit with experts and NGOs working with ICH  communities.

Currently, the ICH communities all over the world face many challenges like over-commercialization, the violation of the intellectual property rights of traditional artists, misappropriation of ICH etc. However, there is lack of practical guidance on how to address these issues, think about the relationship between ICH and the market, and what practical steps communities and other stakeholders...

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International Webinar on Traditional Art in Contemporary Times

A webinar on contribution of ICH on creative economy and stakeholders roles.

Banglanatak dot com in collaboration with British Council hosted an international webinar titled “Traditional Art in Contemporary Times” on 4th September, 2020. This international transcontinental webinar aspired to look at how traditional art is ever evolving and also explore how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting living heritage worldwide. The theme of the webinar was the contribution of...

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This research project, Heritage Sensitive Intellectual Property and Marketing strategies: India (HIPAMS - INDIA), is funded by the British Academy's Sustainable Development Programme, supported under the UK Government's Global Challenges Research Fund 2018-2021.